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Arbitration & ADR

25 February 2021
Sherina Petit LCIA Rules 2020: key changes

International - Norton Rose Fulbright

The new London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules 2020 came into force on 1 October 2020 and apply to all LCIA arbitrations commencing from that date onwards. The amendments are an attempt to streamline and modernise the LCIA rules. This article discusses the key changes introduced by the new rules and their likely impact on parties.

Authors: Sherina Petit, Nimoy Kher
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Sandra Coelen Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Netherlands - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. The application is based on the Dutch government's decision to phase out coal for electricity generation. The company has invoked an investor-state dispute settlement clause in the Energy Charter Treaty, which the European Union co-signed on behalf of the Netherlands. This marks the first investment arbitration against the Netherlands.

Authors: Sandra Coelen, Basya Klinger
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